Angers, France


when 24 June 2023 - 1 July 2023
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 600

This program is scheduled over one week of intensive courses including plenary lectures, workshops, hands-on-sessions, live demonstrations and laboratory visits to provide an overview on the various techniques in both fundamental and clinical fields.


Calcifying vessels
Kidneys and vessels
The surgical ascending aorta
Thoracic outlet syndrome
Thrombotic veins
Microvascular physiology
Photoplethysmography and vascular disease
The cardiovascular system in space
Vascular imaging interactive session/interpretation
Cardiopathy and post-infarction imaging
Antiplatelet and antiocoagulant treatment in PAD
Vascular aspect of antiphosholipid syndrome
Vascular imaging : from acquisition to interpretation
Oxygen measurements in LEAD

Course leader

Prof. Pierre Abraham
Prof. Samir Henni

Target group

This Summer school is open to international students from Year 2 to Year 6 in Medicine, Pharmaceutics and Life Sciences.

Course aim

According to World Health Organization, cardiovascular diseases represent the leading health and diseases worldwide. Cardiovascular diseases are linked to the very complex interactions between genes, aging and life style, and various risk factors.

This intensive teaching program will give an overview of the actual and future knowledge in the field of cardiovascular diseases. Selected thematics will be presented by renowned researchers and clinicians experts in the field who will share with the participants their experience through interactive plenary lectures, workshops, hands-on and laboratory visits.

The Summer School not only offers a fine selection of interesting courses and scientific visits, it also aims at giving you an unforgettable stay in France. You will enjoy the numerous social activities in our beautiful historical city.

Fee info

EUR 600: Student: €500.00 tuition fees + €100.00 application fees.

Application fees are waived for students from partner universities.
EUR 1100: Professional: €1,000.00 tuition fees + €100.00 application fees

Fees include welcoming and teaching materials, accommodation, coffee breaks and weekday lunches, social activities, bike rental and transport pass, all costs (transport, meals, entrance tickets) related to the scientific visits.